Special Charity Concert for Make Music Matters in Toronto Next Week

I’ll quote from the press release:

On Monday, July 22, DJ James Drummond (aka Tigerblood), Human Kebab, Cone McCaslin of Sum 41 and a number of local bands will descend upon Toronto’s famous Virgin Mobile Mod Club for A Night For Change –  a charity concert hosted by Make Music Matter (MMM) and Western Union. The event is aimed at raising awareness of MMM’s mission, which focuses on enhancing, enriching and improving children’s lives in developing countries through the transformative power of music.

The night will also celebrate Make Music Matter’s My Song for Change talent contest, which recently invited Canadians 18 and over to submit a musical performance focusing on global issues that they face with other youth across the world. The winner, which will be announced on July 31, will have his or her song and accompanying video produced in a professional recording studio alongside Billy Talent’s Ian D’Sa and Sum 41’s Cone McCaslin.

The event will be emceed by actor/rapper Michie Mee. There will be a $10 cover charge at the door. Donations to Make Music Matter will be accepted and appreciated throughout the night.

Media are invited to attend. Additional details follow below.

 

WHAT:

A Night For Change charity concert hosted by Make Music Matter and Western Union in celebration of the My Song for Change talent contest, with prizes, giveaways and featuring performances by:

–          DJ James Drummond (aka Tigerblood) 

–          Human Kebab

–          Cone McCaslin of Sum 41

–          Broken Sons

–          Dani Jean

–          All But Over

 

WHERE:

Virgin Mobile Mod Club (722 College Street, Toronto)

 

WHEN:

Monday, July 22

Show starts at 8:00pm

 

WHO:

Darcy Attaman, Founder, Make Music Matter

Cone McCaslin of Sum 41

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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